Science & Technology Policy Fellowships

Science & Technology Policy Fellowships

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  • “Today, more than ever before, science holds the key to our survival as a planet and our security and prosperity as a nation. It’s time we once again put science at the top of our agenda and worked to restore America’s place as the world leader in science and technology.” - President Barack Obama,...
  • Society Name: Geological Society of America (GSA) Contact Information: Kasey White 3300 Penrose Place, PO Box 9140, Boulder, CO 80301-9140 Phone: 202-669-0466 Fax: 303-357-1074 E-mail: kwhite@geosociety.org Website: http://www.geosociety.org/csf/
  • This project is important to me because it brings technology innovation to one of the most critical environmental issues in our nation and around the world, bringing together the primary federal agencies who are involved in solving this problem. Nutrient pollution in bodies of water – too much...
  • As its name suggests, Marine Pollution: What Everyone Needs to Know , is a new book written for laypeople. “The idea is to give people more knowledge about the extremely serious problems associated with marine pollution, and enable them to combat and reduce some of these problems,” stated author...
  • Emily Monosson , 1987-88 Executive Branch Fellow at the Environmental Protection Agency, wants the public to understand how our use of chemicals impacts the environment and evolution. Her work on a chapter in a previous book ignited her passion for investigating “our chemical influence on the world...
  • By Melody Brown Burkins , 1999-2000 Congressional Fellow sponsored by GSA-USGS A live tweet from the meeting on September 1, 2014. This September, I had the honor of traveling to New Zealand as a U.S. Delegate to the 31 st General Assembly of the International Council of Science (ICSU) and as an...
  • Laura Pence returned to academia following her 2012-13 Congressional Fellowship sponsored by American Chemical Society. And what a return she made. Pence recently clinched #20 on MTV’s “Top Professors in the Nation” list as a chemistry professor at the University of Hartford. Laura Pence in...
  • By Michael Contreras , 2012–14 Executive Branch Fellow, DOE SunShot Initiative Solar is a relatively new industry that holds much promise, but is hampered by issues including cost competitiveness with other energy sources. I had the pleasure of helping create and launch SunShot Catalyst in May – an...
  • As a 2013-15 Executive Branch Fellow at the Department of Defense, Catharine Young works on global biological issues. Here, she learned about the “shocking disparity between developing countries grappling with major global health issues and the lack of resources available to them.” Catharine Young...